Sir Tim Berners-Lee is an English computer scientist who invented the World Wide Web in 1989. It is worth a listen to his view of where the web is heading, when he warns us in the TED talk below from March 2014.
Berners-Lee talks about how the WWW has exploded in usage and changed our lives, but he also says there’s a battle ahead. Eroding net neutrality, filter bubbles and centralized corporate control all threaten the web’s wide-open spaces. It’s up to users to fight for the right to access and openness. The question is, What kind of Internet do we want?